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Comedy = Colleagues + TimeColleagues are a waste of time, Colleagues = - timeComedy = - Time + TimeComedy = 0See, there's nothing to comedy according to Meyer.
Wow, nearly no one seems to like it like Scott or I, just plain coffee. Even for US audience (oh, you guys!) that seems a significant step out of the norm. Does this tell us something about BI readership ?
"Comedy equals my colleagues plus time" is one of the all-time great lines.
Scott: Did you tell Missy to impersonate Allison for that pose?
Superversive: A ewe is a female cow and most of the milk sold in the US is ewe's milk. I thought sure your punchline was going to be that they milked the bull for his coffee cream.
Hari, I don't know where you're from, but in English a ewe is a female sheep. A cow is a female cow.
"Just your disapproval."
So. Much. Love.
Pretty sure a ewe is a female sheep. I used to drink a pint of coffee every morning. After the ulcer, my doctor told me "switch to tea, or you'll burn another hole in your stomach." Now I drink a pint of Irish Breakfast tea, and feel much better. Missy's expression in panel 4 is delightful.
"What's wrong with this coffee? It tastes like somebody came in it!""I couldn't help myself; I heard you were coming and I just got too excited"("The Preacher")"This coffee tastes like a monkey peed in battery acid" ("Castle") I don't drink the stuff myself. I guess whether you put stuff in it depends on whether you have good coffee.
I like my coffee like I like my men.... strong, black, first thing in the morning, and no talking until afterward.
Panel 2 sound exactly like about 30 conversations I've had.
No, I'm sorry, you all are wrong (who agree with Jenkins) and Scot (as depicted in the comic) is correct. I posit that you all have never had good coffee, or at least not taken the time to acquire a taste for it. Hint: if you didn't grind it right before you add the just under boiling water to it, then you're doing it wrong; anything else is the decadent trappings of civilization. See also:
I like my coffee like I like my women: strong, black, and preferably fair trade.
I like my coffee like I like my women: ground up and in the freezer.
I like my coffee like I like my woman: with a little fat in it.
Since peptic ulcers are caused by Helicobacter Pylori, or by abuse of NSAIDs, and not by drinking coffee, any doctor who advised me not to drink coffee would be summarily fired, then invited to go back to school.If acidic coffee is a problem for you, adjust the balance of Arabica to Robusta in your mix. Voila (or as the French say, "Well Looky There"), issue solved.
I like milk, but I hate foam. Can't stand foam. The tiny bubbles are like tiny mouths full of sharp teeth that bite my tongue with bitterness.
@Npsimons: No I'm sorry but there's no wrong way to enjoy something. Just the ways they like it and the ways they don't. Feel free to suggest people try your particular way of doing it because you think it gets the best results, but saying that any other way is wrong just doesn't make any logical sense. Unless your way of making coffee results in something that you cannot safely drink (I tried to make coffee and wound up with a brick/cup of crude oil) it probably isn't actually “wrong.”
Do you know what an Acquired Taste really means? Most people don't naturally think it's any good, but can train themselves to believe that it is with practice. With coffee many people just skip to adding flavourings to make it taste good without requiring the training.
Idiot co-worker stories? In the stories I tell, I figure out solutions to problems that have everyone else stumped. Therefore, I am a genius. I like my perspective. And I figured it out all by myself, with no help from my friends at work.
I like my coffee the way I like my men; white, a little sweet, a little sharp and not too hot to handle.
I like double espresso strong dark roast coffee, and Duran Duran!
I like my coffee like I like my men: covered in whipped cream
In Australia, at least when I still lived there, coffee with milk was "white" coffee. I quickly stopped using that terminology after I moved to the US, and learned there are places where asking for "white" coffee is a really bad idea.
I, like others, prefer coffee that tastes like chocolate. I want the caffeine provided by the coffee, but the sweet, chocolatey goodness provided by the sugar, chocolate, and possibly whipped cream. I'll drink it with just milk and sugar, but I PREFER it to taste like something else. That is the Taste that I have Acquired. Can't drink it without additives. Just can't. That doesn't make Scott wrong.
In panel 5 did Scott's heart explode?http://basicinstructions.net/basic-instructions/2007/8/26/how-to-quit-drinking-caffeine.html(one of my all time favorite BIs)
I like my coffee how I like my men... tall, dark and Colombian.
I like my coffee how I like my men... incredibly sweet and there for me first thing in the morning.
I like my coffee like I like my women: covered in BEES
@Jawfin: I bet you have an amazing reflex. Or reflux, maybe.
As I say, the coffee is just a vessel for the caffine to enter my system. I add a liberal amount sugar and flavored creamer to make it palatable.
I think Valerie should stop drinking Monster and go back to Coffee
I like my coffee like I like my people. I don't like coffee.